Court to continue hearing 'Nasirov case' on Jan 19
Kyiv's Shevchenkivsky District Court has started hearing the indictment in the case of suspended ex-chief of Ukraine's State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov and will continue the session on January 19, 2018.
According to an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent, at the first meeting on the consideration of this case prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) began to read out the indictment, which consists of 774 pages.
Thirty pages of the indictment were read out on Thursday, December 7, and the court announced the postponement of the session until January 19 next year.
As reported, on November 10, 2017, SAPO approved an indictment drawn up by detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) following a pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on suspicion of Nasirov, as well as the head of a SFS department. On the same day, the indictment was sent to court for consideration.
On December 7, Kyiv's Shevchenkivsky District Court held a hearing of the indictment in criminal proceedings on charges against Nasirov and the head of the SFS department.
The two officials are accused of committing a crime stipulated by Part 2, Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (abuse of office, which entailed grave consequences). In addition, Nasirov is charged with committing a crime under Part 2, Article 366 of the Criminal Code (official forgery, which entailed grave consequences).